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Sports briefs: Lone Peak's Quincy Lewis honored by MaxPreps

Published April 11, 2013 9:32 am

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Prep Basketball • Coach Quincy Lewis, who led the Lone Peak boys' basketball team to a 26-1 record and the Class 5A state title this season, has been chosen as MaxPreps 2013 National Boys' Basketball Coach of the Year.

The Knights were recently selected as the MaxPreps 2013 Xcellent 25 National Champions.

"It's such an honor to be recognized by MaxPreps," Lewis told their website. "… Being named national champions and Coach of the Year is quite an honor."

The Knights are the first team from Utah to be recognized as national champions by MaxPreps in any sport.

Indiana's Zeller enters NBA Draft

Basketball • Indiana 7-footer Cody Zeller and a pair of point guards were among the latest standout underclassmen to enter the NBA Draft.

Joining Zeller were Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams and Missouri's Phil Pressey.

Zeller, a sophomore who led the Hoosiers in scoring (16.5 points) and rebounding (8.1), was a second-team All-American and is projected to be a top-10 pick in the June draft.

The 6-foot-6 Carter-Williams finished fifth nationally in assist average (7.3) and fourth in steals (2.78) among Division I players. Pressey, a 5-foot-11 guard, averaged 11.9 points, 7.1 assists and 1.8 steals.

Jarrett, Smith top HOF nominees

NASCAR • Champion Dale Jarrett headlined the 25 nominees announced for next year's Hall of Fame class — a list that finally includes track magnate Bruton Smith. Only five nominees are new to the list, with the other 20 carrying over from last year. Five people will be selected for induction into the fifth Hall of Fame class in May 22 voting by a 54-member panel.

From wire reports